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minor sublingual ducts


Definition: from 8–20 small ducts of the sublingual salivary gland that open into the mouth on the surface of the sublingual fold; a few join the submandibular ducts.

Synonym(s): ductus sublinguales minoresTA, Rivinus ducts, Walther canals, Walther ducts

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